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Community Services District Hires Jonathan Abboud as Interim General Manager

The Isla Vista Community Services District (CSD) announced Jonathan Abboud as its first interim general manager on Tuesday night, creating a temporary position to account for its unexpectedly small bu...
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DACA Recipient: Repeal Is ‘Wake-Up Call,’ Urges Action

Mariel Islas moved to the United States when she was five years old and joined the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program at the age of 16.
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UCSB Gets New Electric Vehicle Charging Stations, Bringing Total to 34

Six more electric vehicle charging stations were installed on campus at the beginning of Fall Quarter, according to UC Santa Barbara Transportation and Parking Services.
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$48 Fix: A.S. Supports Plan That Could Make Higher Education Free

"Tuition [that is] free is not a ridiculous idea," Reyes told the Nexus on Tuesday. "It’s something that is possible in our state."
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Oldest UCSB Prof. Taught Through Vietnam, Civil Rights Movement

When Professor Bernard Kirtman began teaching at UC Santa Barbara 52 years ago, the Vietnam War was in full swing and the university was on the cusp of academic and social revolution.
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G.O.L.D. Prepares Mobile Updates

The UC Santa Barbara Registrar is making improvements to the Gaucho On-Line Data (GOLD) website that will make it more mobile-friendly and consistent with other UCSB websites.
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Department of Education Repeals Obama-Era Campus Sexual Assault Guidelines

U.S. Department of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos issued new interim guidelines Friday that reverse Obama administration policies regarding sexual assault on college campuses.
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Ex-Judicial Affairs Director for UCSB Hid Evidence in Title IX Case, Complaint Says

UC Santa Barbara concealed evidence from a UCSB student defending himself against a suspension issued by the university for an alleged Title IX violation, according to a March court order and a compla...
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County To Install Pardall Stoplight

The construction of a traffic signal at the intersection of Pardall Road and Embarcadero Del Norte in Isla Vista will begin this month and will be completed by Sep. 15, according to county officials.
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UCSB, A.S. Condemn White Supremacism in Charlottesville

UC Santa Barbara and the UCSB Associated Students released a joint statement Wednesday condemning the acts of racism last weekend in Charlottesville, Virginia and affirming the university’s dedicati...
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Autopsy Results Show That UCSB Student Died of Accidental Overdose

The results of a toxicology test showed that Kapamadžin’s blood alcohol concentration was 0.217 at the time of death, and he had a cocktail of drugs in his system.
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Recent UCSB Graduate Remembered as Dedicated, Caring Sorority Sister Who Loved Isla Vista

Pearman impacted her friends’ lives by being present — from senior pictures to birthday brunches. As many friends reflect on their own time at UCSB, they recognize that Pearman was a vital part of...
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CCS Student Remembered as a Brilliant ‘Ray of Light’

Nikola Kapamadžin was born in Serbia on August 12, 1996 and moved to the United States with his family when he was four years old.
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UCSB Students Visit D.C. To Lobby for Pell Grant, D.R.E.A.M. Act

Eight UC Santa Barbara students boarded a red-eye flight last Tuesday night to Washington, D.C., kicking off their three-day trip to lobby California legislators to protect the Pell Grant,  preserve ...
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Legacies Not Lost: Memorial Scholarships Carry on Dreams of I.V. Shooting Victims

As the tragedy of May 23, 2014 reminds the UC Santa Barbara community and families of those lost, the memorial scholarships designed to commemorate the six victims allow the students’ legacies to ca...
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